3237 Bona Street

Oakland, CA 94601


Single Family
French Normandy
1,086 sq ft
Lot 2,920 sq ft
1 Car Garage
Attic and Crawl Space
Year Built: 1926
MLS: 41021821
Parcel: 27-870-36
3237 Bona Street, Oakland, CA 94601


Vintage 1926 classic century old architecture with turret castle-like porch entry and speakeasy front door inviting you into the delightful living room with beautiful refinished hardwood floors, angled-sides coved ceiling and distinctive fireplace.  Through the lovely archway is an easy for entertaining formal dining room with adjacent kitchen featuring new slate tile floors, new white quartz countertop, large stainless sink, stainless steel appliances and gourmet chef gas stove.  Sunny eat-in breakfast nook with bay windows looking out to the grassy garden backyard.PLUS there is a lower level BONUS ROOM/home office/guest space with a sink and built-in shelves.  The oversized garage has a washer/dryer and can be an extra rumpus room/usable space with lots of storage, nooks and crannies.  Sunny and spacious backyard with outdoor entertainment patio area has prolific fruit trees, fenced in privacy with side gate; great for kids, pets and backyard BBQs!   Well-cared for and maintained "GOOD BONES" home, refreshed kitchen and bathroom, move-in ready and sewer lateral clear!  Located in a friendly neighborhood close to wonderful shops + restaurants in the Dimond District, Lower Laurel, Fruitvale. Easy commute via 580, 880, AC buses + BART. 

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Real Estate Prices and Overview

Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett median real estate price is $694,928, which is more expensive than 41.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 83.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett is currently $2,607, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.2% of California neighborhoods.

Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oakland, California.

Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 67.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 13.2% of the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.

Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors
The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood in Oakland are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 18.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood in Oakland, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (21.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 37.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Upper Peralta Creek / Bartlett neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (57.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (13.2%) and 10.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

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3237 Bona Street
Oakland, CA 94601